Meaning of “kick-start” in the English Dictionary

"kick-start" in Business English

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kick-startverb [ T ]

uk us

to make something start to happen, happen more quickly, or improve:

Taxes were drastically cut in an attempt to kick-start the economy.
A substantial pay rise for every nurse would kick-start recruitment and encourage others to stay.

Our business got a welcome kick-start from the tax rebate program.

(Definition of “kick-start” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)